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Lewis : erogo

erogo, ērŏgo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. Orig., a pub. law t. t., to expend, pay out money from the public treasury, after asking the consent of the people: pecunias ex aerario, Cic. Vat. 12; cf. id. Verr. 2, 3, 71; 2, 5, 19; id. Q. Fr. 1, 2, 4, § 14; Liv. 22, 23; 33, 47 al.; cf.: pecuniam in classem, Cic. Fl. 13: in aes alienum, id. Att. 6, 1, 21: unde in eos sumptus, pecunia erogaretur, Liv. 1, 20; Vulg. Marc. 5, 26.

Transf. beyond the pub. law sphere, to pay, pay out, disburse, expend (cf.: pendo, expendo, perpendo, pondero, solvo, luo): Tironem Curio commendes, ut ei, si quid opus erit, in sumptum eroget, Cic. Att. 8, 5 fin.: aliquid in pretium servi, Dig. 25, 2, 36 fin.: bona sua in fraudem futurae actionis, to squander, ib. 17, 2, 68: grandem pecuniam in Tigellinum, to bequeath, Tac. A. 16, 17; cf.: in Tiridatem erogavit, Suet. Ner. 30: odores, unguenta ad funus, Dig. 15, 3, 7: nihil de bonis, ib. 24, 1, 5 fin.; cf.: aliquid ex bonis, ib. 26, 7, 12: aliquid pro introitu, ib. 32, 1, 102 fin. et saep.

Trop., in Tertullian: aliquem, to expose to death, to destroy, kill: tot innocentes, Tert. Apol. 44; id. Spect. 12; id. Praescript. 2.

To entreat, prevail on by entreaties: precibus erogatus, App. M. 5, p. 165.